Crewmember missing after towboat sinks in La.


(CONVENT, La.) — One crewmember was missing after a towboat sank in the Mississippi River, the Advocate newspaper reported. Four of the five crewmembers aboard Miss Natalie escaped when the boat took on water Saturday. Witnesses reported that the fifth crewmember was still aboard when the vessel sank, and the Coast Guard has suspended its search.

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By Professional Mariner Staff